Bionic body parts may have sounded like science fiction 40 years ago. But today, medicine has advanced to where the regeneration and replacement of body parts are common. Dr. Partha Nandi talks with an orthopedic surgeon about state-of-the-art treatments for hip, back and shoulder injuries, as well as damaged tissue and organs. Plus, Dr. Nandi looks at alternative remedies, including acupuncture and exercises for the joints.
William K. Kesto
William K. Kesto, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon. He specializes in advanced shoulder and elbow surgery, knee ligament reconstruction and joint replacement, hip arthroscopy, knee cartilage restoration and meniscus transplantation, malalignment correction including osteotomies of the femur and tibia, and patellofemoral disorders. He is experienced in the field of robotic joint replacement, featuring Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology, and reparative medicine, featuring Lipogems® and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections. He serves as the Team Physician for Walled Lake Central High School.
Dr. Kesto completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center with Dr. Frank Noyes in Ohio. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Kesto completed his residency at Detroit Medical Center and St. John Providence Hospital, where he served as the Chief Administrative Resident. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Dr. Kesto remains active in research and has completed papers and presentations. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is fluent in Aramaic/Chaldean and Arabic. Learn more at thecoreinstitute.com
Kerry Boyle M.S., L.Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist and owner of Integrative Acupuncture, wellness clinics located in northern and central Vermont. She is a 2003 graduate of Bastyr University where she achieved a Master’s of Science in Acupuncture. Kerry and her team specialize in using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicines to naturally treat pain, stress, women’s health and fertility. Learn more at acupunctureinvermont.com
Coach Kevin is a certified personal trainer, licensed massage therapist, and functional range conditioning mobility specialist. Kevin is the leading pain & movement expert at the Omnevo Wellness & Performance Academy located in Livonia Michigan. As a trainer, therapist, and mobility specialist, he has an exceptional eye for isolating and solving pain patterns. Kevin also has an extensive background in strength & conditioning as well as sports performance training. Kevin has thousands of hours of experience helping hundreds of people improve performance, reduce pain, and move better! Learn more at omnevowellness.com